Singapore sees record core inflation in April

Singapore sees record core inflation in April

As a result of higher energy and food costs, Singapore’s core inflation accelerated to 3.3 percent year-on-year in April from the 10-year high of 2.9 percent in March.
Singapore, Indonesia to jointly develop port in Central Java

Singapore, Indonesia to jointly develop port in Central Java

Indonesia and Singapore plan to build an international container port in Kendal industrial park - a joint venture between the two countries - in Central Java of Indonesia, Singapore's Finance Minister Lawrence Wong has said.
SEA Games 31: Singapore’s gymnasts put end to seven-year medal drought

SEA Games 31: Singapore’s gymnasts put end to seven-year medal drought

The men’s gymnastics team of Singapore on May 13 grabbed its first medal since the 2015 SEA Games on home soil.
NTU bringing research and innovation to Vietnam

NTU bringing research and innovation to Vietnam

Singapore is creating new cooperation models between education and business in Vietnam. Prof. Lam Khin Yong, senior vice-president at Nanyang Technological University, talked with VIR’s Nguyen Huong about experiences and solutions to promote research and innovation in both universities and businesses.
Bamboo Airways launches first flights to Singapore and Thailand

Bamboo Airways launches first flights to Singapore and Thailand

On April 28 and 29, Bamboo Airways launched two regularly-scheduled flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore and Thailand.
Singapore to scrap most COVID-19 restrictions from April 26

Singapore to scrap most COVID-19 restrictions from April 26

Singapore will remove most of the remaining COVID-19 restrictions from April 26 and ease its entry requirements for travellers as the city-state has seen a decline in new daily infections, the Ministry of Health said.
Indonesia to export clean energy to Singapore

Indonesia to export clean energy to Singapore

Singapore’s renewable energy developer Quantum Power Asia Pte has agreed to advance a 5 billion USD plan in Indonesia to export solar power to Singapore, which attempts to accelerate its use of renewables.
Singapore tightens monetary policy for third time to deal with inflation

Singapore tightens monetary policy for third time to deal with inflation

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on April 14 tightened monetary policy, the third time since October 2021, with the aim to combat inflation that is expected to heat up.
Lazada officially announced the launch of Lazada One

Lazada officially announced the launch of Lazada One

Lazada, Southeast Asia’s leading eCommerce platform, today announced the official launch of Lazada One, the group’s regional headquarters and Singapore office.
Bridging Singapore and Vietnam’s digital cooperation

Bridging Singapore and Vietnam’s digital cooperation

The digital economy in Southeast Asia is at an inflection point. The number of new digital consumers added in just one year in 2020 in the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam is equivalent to the entire population of the United Kingdom.
Singapore, France ink deal on smart transport, digital and green issues

Singapore, France ink deal on smart transport, digital and green issues

Singapore and France have signed a digital and green partnership (DGP) which aims to strengthen cooperation in these fast-growing sectors.
Singapore issues e-pass to foreign visitors

Singapore issues e-pass to foreign visitors

Singapore has stopped stamping on passports on foreign visitors and, in replace, issued electronic visit passes (e-Passes) for them via email, according to the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
Singapore’s Omicron wave peaks, infections decline

Singapore’s Omicron wave peaks, infections decline

Singapore’s current Omicron wave has peaked and the number of infections across the country is now declining, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung told the Parliament on March 9.
Singapore launches vaccinated travel lane with Vietnam

Singapore launches vaccinated travel lane with Vietnam

As Vietnam is scheduled to reopen its borders for international tourism from March 15, Singapore has decided to launch the vaccinated travel lane (VTL) with Vietnam, restoring two-way quarantine-free travel.
Raft of deals boost Sembcorp standing

Raft of deals boost Sembcorp standing

Singaporean energy and urban development group Sembcorp Industries has signed four agreements with Vietnamese partners to support the country’s energy transition as well as its sustainable development.
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